Programs

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
With acclaimed performances at New York’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Redwood is pleased to welcome renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna for an encore appearance. Born in Liguria, Italy, educated at Salzburg "Mozarteum” University, Campagna performs as a soloist and with chamber... Read More
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  Kevin Butterfield, Executive Director and Mark Santangelo, Chief Librarian and Archivist of The Fred W. Smith National Library at Mount Vernon, will speak on George Washington’s books and what they reveal of his intellectual development and some of his connections to Newport. Free.  At capacity... Read More
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  Ijlal Muzaffar, Associate Professor of Theory and History of Art and Design at the Rhode Island School of Design will present an intriguing answer to ...why the chicken crossed the ocean?   If for some in 19th century England, Providence’s global reach was attested by its literary output, for... Read More
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Authors, Kate Kuhner and Steven Stolman will present highlights from their recently published book, Betty Kuhner: An American Family Portrait. Groundbreaking photographer Betty Kuhner truly revolutionized the American family portrait, taking it from the staid arrangement of mother, father and... Read More
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for an exciting evening with Pulitzer prize- winning author, David W. Blight as he discusses his recently published book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.  Frederick Douglass was just 20 years old when, on Sept. 3, 1838, he dressed up as a sailor and stole out of Baltimore carrying... Read More
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author Allison Levy will share tales of the remarkable story of Palazzo Rucellai from behind its celebrated facade. The house, beginning with its piecemeal assemblage by one of the richest men in Florence in the fifteenth century, has witnessed endless drama, from the butchering of its interior to... Read More
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Please join Gala co-chairs Jacalyn and Bill Egan, Cleo and Michael Gewirz, Elizabeth and Bill Leatherman and Elizabeth and Earl McMillen on Saturday, July 13, 2019 for the Redwood Gala Arabian Nights. For further information or to purchase tickets please call 401-847-0292 ext. 115 or click here.